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Rebekah Aladdin

BLACK GLAM: Rebekah Aladdin on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to...
Dee Dee Kelly

BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
Brea Stinson

BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...

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When Debra Martin Chase began her career in entertainment, the landscape was quite different than it is today. The Harvard Law graduate left her life as a successful attorney behind and set out on a mission to change the...
The 2020 SAG Awards went down on Sunday night and stars like Lupita Nyong'o, Jennifer Lopez, Sterling K. Brown, Logan Browning, and more were on deck for the annual awards show held at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. While...

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Chicago School Bus

Mother sues Franklin County Board of Education for racial discrimination

After witnessing the silence towards her son’s continuous racial bullying at school in Franklin County, ...
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Beyoncé teases fans with videos and sneak peeks of IVY PARK x Adidas collaboration

Earlier this week, Beyoncé dropped a series of Instagram posts and a teaser video revealing the highly anticipated new IVY PARK x Adidas clothing line that will be released on January 18th.
Billy Porter

PHOTOS: Kerry Washington, Eddie Murphy, Billy Porter and more SHINE at the Golden Globes

Hollywood's brightest stars sparkled on the red carpet at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Stars...
Kenya

Black Chicago man and other people of color, come forward, to call out clergy abuse

While very little has been done to aptly investigate and penalize predator priests, far less has been done to help vindicate victims of clergy abuse, especially those of color.
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Senator Cory Booker’s presidential campaign raised $6.6M in Q4 – the largest collection raised to date

It was revealed that Senator Cory Booker had raised $6.6M in Q4, the largest sum Booker has collected during his presidential campaign to date.

Sports

Coco Gauff takes win from Naomi Osaka in surprising Australian Open upset

Ranked 67th, Coco Gauff pulled off a surprse by taking out the no. 1 ranked Osaka. Meanwhile, Serena Williams lost to 27th seeded Wang Quang of China
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Black high school baller in W. Va. discovers drawing of himself in noose before game

The family of Jace Colucci says this is not the first time an incident like this has occurred and the school system isn't doing enough to prevent them
Maya Moore

WNBA’s Maya Moore taking second straight season off to focus on freeing inmate

WNBA star Maya Moore is taking off a second straight year from the league to...
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Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa suspended 12 games by league for his part in basketball brawl

University of Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa was suspended for 12 games, the harshest punishment of four players, for his part in a fight between his basketball team and Kansas State.

Family of Aaron Hernandez’s victim reportedly being harassed in wake of Netflix doc

The family of Odin Lloyd says that footage of them was used without their permission for the documentary. But its release has reopened an episode of their lives that they wanted closed

Business

6 tips about managing your money that will set your 2020 on fire

If you're ready to make some real money moves in 2020, follow these six financial goals starting this January to take you all the way to the bank.
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Hasbro toy company announces Death Row Records ownership after Suge Knight appoints Ray J to run it

The legendary toy company, Hasbro, is officially the proud owner of Death Row Records - the iconic west coast music label once associated with artists Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and the late, great 2Pac.
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50 Cent slams Comcast CEO for ‘f*cking up’ ‘Power’ by dropping Starz

50 Cent blasted Comcast Corp. and its CEO over the reported removal of the Starz network from the company's lineup, which carries his show 'Power'
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Corporate executive, Curtis Symonds, launches new app that can potentially change the game for Black college athletes at HBCUs

Curtis Symonds, CEO of HBCU Network, wants to educate people on the value of HBCUs while providing Black student athletes with a national platform to get the exposure they deserve.

Jacksonville Jaguars owner buys majority stake in Black News Channel

The Black News Channel, a new Tallahassee-based cable news network launching on November 15, is being backed by Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid “Shad” Khan, who owns the Jacksonville Jaguars.